10 Ways to Live a Life of Gratitude

Intentional Gratitude journal

I learned a bit about gratitude this summer. Kenny and I went to Glacier National Park for a 10-day hiking trip. Unfortunately, weather prevented us from hiking all but 3 of the days we were there. This led to quite a bit of unexpected down time in White Fish, Montana. On our many walks around the town, I browsed in bookstores to find a new gratitude journal. My vision was a journal with prompts for different ways to explore gratitude with lots of room for doodling. I couldn’t find what I was looking for. In the week we had in

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Sorry, I wasn’t listening: 5 ways to model better listening skills


I have a confession to make when it comes to listening skills. I’m an interrupter. When I already know what someone is trying to say, or finish saying, or I have a point to make, I just cut right in. I know I shouldn’t do it. I know it’s rude. It drives me crazy when other people do it, so why do I? Most of us aren’t very good listeners. It may not be interrupting for you, but I’m guessing there is some bad habit you bring to the listening side of your communication. I think it’s safe to say

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